Tuesday, August 8

MiniArt's 35th scale Liefer Pritschenwagen Typ 170v with canvas...

MiniArt has made the Typ170V before - in military and civilian versions, now we see another creative version of the car in flat tray utility version with canvas cover to keep all of the good inside weather tight. See what MiniArt deliver in our preview...

MiniArt's 35th scale Liefer Pritschenwagen Typ 170v with canvas...

Liefer Pritschenwagen Typ 170v with canvas
From MiniArt Models
Kit No: 38072
1/35th scale
The kit contains four marking choices in the box.
Photo-etch & clear parts are included
The Subject - the Type 170V utility
The Mercedes Type 170V utility vehicle was another one of the variants of the successful Type 170 that was produced before, during and after WWII in many various forms from roadsters, cabriolets, Kubelwagens, utility vehicles, four-door passenger wagons, ambulances and other variants. It is a very popular vehicle amongst Mercedes enthusiasts and until recently not produced by many model makers in 1/35th scale.
After the end of WWII, Mercedes struggled to restart manufacture. Most of its plants had been bombed, and a few of its key suppliers were now in Russia-occupied East Germany. The company had to get crafty. So it restarted production of the 170 model in 1946 mostly by patching together pre-war tooling that dated back to 1936. To address the immediate needs of post-war Germany, all 214 units produced that first year were pickups and sedan deliveries. Given the limited resources at the time—no coal, no, steel, and even no power much of the time—the lines of these trucks are remarkably clean.
MiniArt has made a few of these vehicles in 35th scale, this time, a very smart way of changing the look of their moulds with a delivery van version of the car, complete with cargo for the back and decals for the commercial uses of the kit.

The kit from MiniArt: 
The utility version of the lovely 170V Mercedes, this kit is packed with not only the wooden body tray and canvas sides to keep the load under cover:
The feature set of the kit:
- Both the doors and the bonnet can be opened
- The highly detailed engine can be seen through a fine photo-etched grille
- Canvas sides to add to the utility body can be put on or off the vehicle.
- The whole structure of the underside of the vehicle is replicated faithfully on this model

The parts of the kit - very much like their previous 170V releases.
Clear parts of course, are included...
The decals are provided in several civilian markings. Photo-etch is also included.
The four marking choices for this kit:

This kit should be available next month from MiniArt's distributors worldwide. You can see more about this kit on the MiniArt Website...

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